Teachers tell school board member they want an educator to lead Hamilton County Schools

School board member Greg Martin reacts to a question concerning a new superintendent of schools Tuesday evening during a discussion at Hixson High School.
photo School board member Greg Martin reacts to a question concerning a new superintendent of schools Tuesday evening during a discussion at Hixson High School.

Teachers were adamant Tuesday night the next leader of the Hamilton County Schools system needs to be an educator and a champion for teachers.

"If you've not been an educator you don't know all the ins and outs," said Julie Fine, principal at Hixson Elementary School.

A couple of dozen parents and educators met at Hixson High School on Tuesday night to talk with school board member Greg Martin, who represents the district, about what they want to see in the next superintendent.

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